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Poster: Reade Date: Mar 24, 2011 4:18pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: TDIH - Pirate's World (1970)

I love this Dark Star and also love the review from the guy who stood behind Garcia in a line for one of the rides at the amusement park there that day. Priceless.

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Poster: snow_and_rain Date: Mar 25, 2011 10:58am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: TDIH - Pirate's World (1970)

Yes, that's a hilarious anecdote. Whether it's true or not is another story of course. Here it is:

"Prior to concert, 5 of us decided to take the ride across Pirates World, sort of an ore bucket thingy. While we're waiting to get into our cage, who's in front of us but Garcia amd his entourage...we wait and they get into the cage...a few mniutes later ( we had an abnormally long wait) we get into our cage...proceed to go 1/2 way across the grounds, about 50 feet in the air, and the ride stops...we decide it is the cops who want to bust us (Fla. in 1970 was, shall we say, intolerant of long hairs) so we start smoking everything we have...3-4 jointz each at a time...paranoid, the ride finally moves and we get to the end and the kid who opens the door says "Garcia told us there were a bunch of heads behind him, and to make sure you got a good long ride."

best ride of my life.

57 years old now and man, do I miss the 60s."




Is it just me, or did the band look a little different back then? -- http://www.mcarthurhigh.com/PW%202.jpg

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Poster: Cliff Hucker Date: Mar 25, 2011 5:18pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: TDIH - Pirate's World (1970)

How cool is that? Thanks for sharing these here!


Tim, could you please make a CD cover for this show with these images.

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